10 months Necessity of government relations (part 1) Manilatimes |Biz
IRA PAULO POZONHaving spent years in government service, I saw how crucial the culture and practice of making and maintaining strong connections was. I always knew that networking was important, and I understood its value in everyday life. In the beginning of my service, however, I had those “why me” questions in my mind. After all, I was not a public official, but a mere civil servant. I was a lawyer, one that worked in the back-office, conducting research and drafting and negotiating policy, for the then vice president of the country. There were far too many people that had ... more